FAKL-BAD59E: Medieval coin, soldino of Venice

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COIN

Unique ID: FAKL-BAD59E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A 16th century silver Venetian soldino issued by Doge Leonardo Loredan (1436-1521), dating to AD 1501-1521. Obverse description: Doge, as standard bearer of Venice, kneeling left, receiving the banner of St. Mark from the patron saint. Obverse inscription: LE·LAV·[...] Reverse description: Standing figure of Christ with halo, holding a cross right. . Reverse inscription:[ L] AVS TI [BI SOLI] (You alone be praised). The coin appears to have been folded and straightened and through it is a 2.2 x 1.0mm hole. Diameter 12.0mm, Mass 0.25g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1501
Date to: Circa AD 1521

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.25 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Birm 567

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Soldino
Ruler/issuer: Leonardo Loredan
Mint or issue place: Venice
Obverse description: Doge, as standard bearer of Venice, kneeling left, receiving the banner of St. Mark from the patron saint
Obverse inscription: LE·LAV·[...]
Reverse description: Standing figure of Christ with halo, holding a cross right.
Reverse inscription: [ L] AVS TI [BI SOLI]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Stafford (District)
Parish or ward: Eccleshall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8527
Four figure Latitude: 52.84029941
Four figure longitude: -2.22412774
1:25K map: SJ8527
1:10K map: SJ82NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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